Honey, It’s all the Buzz: Regulating Neighborhood Bee Hives

Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review 39: 55, 2011; Albany Law School Research Paper No. 19 of 2011–2012.

By: Albany Law School, Patricia Salkin

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Urban Livestock

This article reviews practical regulations that promote backyard beekeeping while maximizing its benefits and minimizing its potential harm. It is designed to provide information to land use regulators about the benefits and drawbacks of beekeeping in residential areas, and it offers strategies for addressing beekeeping activities through local laws and ordinances.